Your LaCroix can't kill cockroaches. Or you.
When men were men and sodas were cocaine-laced nerve tonics.
From the archives: things you're afraid to ask about digestion.
Watch it for yourself
Tweaking texture could give us healthy versions of our favorite junk foods—and that's just the beginning
He just needs to get it to them
Our FYI experts answer the science questions that haunt you
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Dash of trivia, pinch of wit: a new compendium.
Apparently we like them with the part of our sensorium that evolved to detect spoilage.
At a cocktail convention, McGee and other experts unleash a cutting-edge arsenal of handy science
A piece in a prominent medical journal accuses the energy drink industry of using its financial power to sway research on the harms of using Red Bull as a mixer.
College men not impressed by heavy-drinking women
Some not-so-sweet numbers
At the dawn of Prohibition, the future of happy hour looked bleak, but PopSci's archives reveal that within every speakeasy resides a science lab, and within every bootlegger, an unlikely inventor or chemist
The creations of this London bartender are among the tastiest marriages of art and science. In his new book, he reveals some secrets.
Pepsi Special claims to block the body's ability to absorb fat. How does that work?
A lawsuit over the death of a 14-year-old girl raises new questions about how much caffeine is too much--and what other nefarious factors might come into play.
One cocktail to rule them all
Vote! But also read about miraculous marsupial milk.